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Dali Five Elements Hostel

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“old town”(36 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

We booked for a couple of nights at five elements and ended up staying a week. We had a clean comfortable room with plenty of hot water, it was cleaned every day and we were given fresh towels. Food was really good, recommend the chicken...More

Thank sallylark
Response from FiveElementsDali, Manager at Dali Five Elements HostelResponded 17 July 2013

Wow, such a long review. Thank you very much, Sally. We are glad to have you stayed with us. Wish you a happy stay in China.

Reviewed 22 June 2013 via mobile

I stayed for three nights at this place, which is just great in many aspects. The staff is extremely friendly, helpful and patient, they help with everything from simple questions to organising trips and ongoing transport. They have a nice communal area with pool table,...More

Thank thomas9990
Response from FiveElementsDali, Manager at Dali Five Elements HostelResponded 23 June 2013

Dear Thomas, thank you thousand times for spreading your word.

Reviewed 12 June 2013

I stayed here three nights, coming from Lijiang and leaving to Kunming. I would absolutely recommed this hostel. First, the staff were just great. Friendly, patient, helpful. They gave me a lot of practical tips, and helped me choose the best attractions in the area....More

1  Thank yosef k
Response from FiveElementsDali, Manager at Dali Five Elements HostelResponded 14 June 2013

Hi Yosef, Thank you a lot for your recommendation and giving tips to other travellers.

Reviewed 13 May 2013 via mobile

Five elements is a charming hostel just outside the city walls of Dali. That is immediately the only negative point we have as you do need to walk 5-10 minutes to the city centre. However all other things were great. The staff was really kind,...More

Thank ManonChiel
Response from FiveElementsDali, Manager at Dali Five Elements HostelResponded 16 May 2013

Thank you. Yeah, it does take few minutes to walk into the center of the old town. Thanks to that, we are away from the crowded. Still, thank you for your positive review. All the best.

Reviewed 10 May 2013

So although it is not IN the center of Dali, it is VERY accessible since Dali isn't very big. Everyone was amazing and helpful, the room was spotless, shower pressure good, bathroom huge... and the food was amazing too. A really great place to stay!

1  Thank paul r
Response from FiveElementsDali, Manager at Dali Five Elements HostelResponded 12 May 2013

Thank you, Paul. And thank you for your review on Hostelworld.

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
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Laundry Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Hot Tub
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US$ 11 - US$ 14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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US$ 11 - US$ 14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"Try to get, rooms at the backyard, more quiet"
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"If you want to save money and don't mind sharing a room then stay in one of the dorms."
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"ask lynn and check in after noon."
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"some rooms are especially nice, try to ask advise from lynn!"
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